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8 min ago | Outlook

Vijay Sehashdri Wins Pulitzer Prize For Poetry

Bangalore-born Vijay Seshadri, who moved to America at the age of five in 1959, has won the 2014 Pulitzer prize for poetry a compelling collection of poems that examine human consciousness, from birth to dementia, in a voice that is by turns witty and grave, compassionate and remorseless."

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, New York, Columbia University, Sarah Lawrence College

6 hrs ago | J.B. Spins

Tribeca '14: When the Garden Was Eden

Along with plenty of New York attitude, Rapaport provides some historical context regarding the state of New York City and professional basketball in the late 1960s, but probably not to an extent that would win over non-basketball enthusiasts.

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Related Topix: Tribeca (New York, NY), New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Liam Neeson's New York Home Picketed by Animal Welfare Activists

Animal welfare activists picketing Liam Neeson 's home on Saturday said they don't agree with him that the city's carriage horses should keep working.

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Related Topix: Taken, Thriller, Drama Movies, Horror Movies, New York, Liam Neeson, Celebrities, Activism, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

The Paramus Post

New York Governor Cuomo Opens 2014 New York Auto Show

Helps Present Wounded Warrior with Toyota RAV 4 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today kicked off the official opening of the 114th New York International Automobile Show at the newly renovated Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

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Related Topix: New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Explosion

Bellingham Herald

Special car, plate for veteran at NY Auto Show

Loria lost his left hand and suffered shrapnel wounds in a 2005 bombing in Iraq.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Toyota RAV4, Toyota, SUV, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, New York, Coupe, Pontiac, Pontiac GTO, Hatchback

Collider

Indie Spotlight: James White, a New Feature from Borderline Films...

Borderline Films, the production company behind Afterschool , Martha Marcy May Marlene , and Simon Killer , is now looking to give their fans an opportunity to contribute to their newest feature, James White .

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Related Topix: Afterschool, Martha Marcy May Marlene, Simon Killer, Movies, Entertainment, New York

The New York Observer

Morning Politics: 'Assumptions Based on Photographs'

The Daily News reports that NYCLASS founder Steve Nislick muttered a violent comment while speaking to a handler: "The founder of NYCLASS clearly has NO class.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York University, African-American, US News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

How to Be a New Yorker Star Announces Engagement On Stage

Friday night, April 11th, Kevin James Doyle surprised his co-star Margaret Copeland by announced her impending engagement before the sold-out audience at Off-Broadway's comedy smash, HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER.

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Related Topix: New York, Margaret, Theater, Arts

Townhall

Why Did a News Outlet Cancel This Church's Easter Ad?

A New York City news organization has apologized after it canceled a church's advertising campaign promoting its Easter Sunday services - just three days before Good Friday.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Opinion

Russia Taday

New York joins fight to elect US president by popular vote

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that could help revamp future presidential elections by agreeing to award the state's 29 electoral votes to the candidate that is most favored on a national level.

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Related Topix: New York, Prison, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government

Cool Hunting

The New York Pizza Project: Native New Yorkers pound the pavement in...

Once synonymous with New York , family-run pizza shops are an endangered species these days as more and more owners are force to shutter their stores to make room for the city's ubiquitous dollar-a-slice chains.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

JD Supra

New York Estate and Trust Tax Changes: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The devil is in the details, though. While the new law, which the governor just signed, provides some tax relief for the moderately well-off, the wealthiest New Yorkers will see little, if any, change and, in some cases, will actually experience an increase in estate and income tax.

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Related Topix: New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Tax

Long Island Business News

New York political leader Basil Paterson dies

Paterson served as a state senator, deputy New York City mayor and New York's first black secretary of state.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Charles Rangel, Democrat, US Politics, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, African-American

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KABC-AM Los Angeles

'Horseless E-Carriage' Debuts in Time for NY Auto Show

As New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tries to ban horse-drawn carriages in the city, an animal advocacy group is pushing an alternative to the tourist attraction with "Horseless eCarriages."

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Related Topix: Travel, us Travel, North America Travel, New York City Travel, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Science Daily

Discovery could lead to novel therapies for Fragile X syndrome

Scientists studying the most common form of inherited mental disability -- a genetic disease called 'Fragile X syndrome' -- have uncovered new details about the cellular processes responsible for the condition that could lead to the development of therapies to restore some of the capabilities lost in affected individuals.

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Related Topix: UC San Diego, New York

Car & Driver

50 Years Later, Another Mustang Sits Atop the Empire State Building [New York Auto Show]

In 1964, Ford placed a new Mustang on the 85th-floor observation deck of The Empire State Building.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible, Ford, New York

Automotive News

Lindsay Chappell: Some New Yorkers really want that Nissan cab

Despite a judge voiding Nissan's lucrative 10-year, billion-dollar Taxi of Tomorrow contract with the city in October, the company has gone ahead with sales here.

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Related Topix: Nissan, Nissan NV200, New York, Autos

KMIZ

Beer, grilled cheese and really clean clothes

Nestled on a New York side street, a new type of laundromat has opened its doors, offering gourmet cheese sandwiches and drop-off laundry services.

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Related Topix: East Village (New York, NY), Life, Food, Dining, New York

WNYC-AM New York

New York Ranks 6th in Pedestrian and Cyclist Deaths

Among major American cities, New York has the sixth-lowest fatality rate for cyclists and pedestrians.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Washington Times

Angry New Yorkers shred gun registrations in deadline day protests

Firearms' owners and Second Amendment activists in New York made it loud and clear to lawmakers that they weren't on board with a new gun registration law that took effect on Tax Day, gathering in downtown Buffalo and shredding the very documents they were supposed to fill out and sign.

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Related Topix: New York

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